Fresh off his Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame induction last month, Tracy McGrady is returning to the Orlando Magic… to join the front office.
The team announced Friday (Oct. 6) that T-Mac has agreed to a position with the Orlando Magic, as a special assistant to CEO Alex Martins.
McGrady played for the Magic from 2000 to 2004, during which he made the All-Star Team all four seasons, as well as Most Improved Player in the 2000-01 season. He also won two scoring titles.
“I am thrilled to be back where I truly made a name for myself — with the Orlando Magic,” McGrady said in a statement. “The DeVos family and the entire organization have always done everything in a first-class manner and I am excited to be able to help them with whatever they may need.”
As for his role, McGrady will work with players and coaches, advise the front office and help in promotional activities for the team’s G League team, the Lakeland Magic. Additionally, he will continue his role with ESPN as an NBA analyst.
McGrady played 15 seasons in the NBA and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in September.